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Frederick Grimke
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1705, Germany
Death: Oct. 20, 1778
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA


Frederick Grimke; aged 74 years, 45 of which he had lived in this country. (S.C. & Am. Gen.Gaz. October 22, 1778.) He was born in Germany, October 12, 1705; son of Christopher Grimke (b. 1670, d. February 27, 1742) and his wife Mary Elizabeth-b 1677, d. March 16, 1746) Emigrated to South Carolina in 1733; married 1737 Martha (Emms) Williamson, widow; she died 22, September, 1764; they had two children, (1) Mary, married 1755, Alexander Fraser; she died January 3, 1807, leaving issue; (2) Elizabeth, married 1763 John Rutledge (Governor) and left issue.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha Emmes Grimke (1703 - 1764)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Williamson Grimke (1738 - 1807)*
  Elizabeth Grimke Rutledge (1741 - 1792)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michaels Church Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Aug 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28983585
Frederick Grimke
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Frederick Grimke
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Frederick Grimke was my 6 G Grandfather. Going to a lecture next Monday about the Grimike sisters. Wonder how they are kin.
- Nancy
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016

- John Ozzy Williams
 Added: Apr. 10, 2016
This is exciting!! Frederick Grimke was my husbands 8th grandfather.I never in a million years figured I would find him listed let alone a photo of him!
- michellerenee68
 Added: Oct. 18, 2010
 
 
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